Rebuilding the Environmental Balance
Expanding and Reinforcing the Objectives of the Kyoto Protocol: Inciting International Stakeholders to Engage in Greenhouse-gas Transparency
Greenhouse-gas Emissions and Global Mitigation Efforts
Small-scale Sustainable Farmers Are Cooling Down the Earth
After Copenhagen, Some Light on the Horizon
Henceforth, the Keys to the Future are Responsibility, Solidarity, and Courage
Raising International Climate Finance
For Climate Justice and a World Fit to Be Lived in
Mobilize and organize to Stop and Prevent Planet Fever!
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Transforming Capitalism: the Triple Crisis
Negative Growth or Sustainable Development?
Map of the WGI
"Biocivilization" for the Sustainability of Life and of the Planet. Video on the Workshop
Dictionary of World Power
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China: Sustainable Development Strategy Report 2009
Territories and Globalization: The Stakes of Development
Setting up an Arbitration Tribunal on Debt: An Alternative Solution?
Swords into Plowshares
Reclaiming the ASEAN Community for the People
Rethinking Global Governance
The Challenge of Environmental Governance
3rd Dialogue Meeting between civil societies from China, Europe and South America
Governance for Sustainability
Biocivilization for the Sustainability of Life and of the Planet - Workshop
An Ecological Act: A Backgrounder to the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)
Forging a World of Liberty under Law: US National Security in the Twenty-first Century
Civil Society’s Impact on the Multilateral Sphere: Lessons Learned and Future Directions
Our global cooperative system to control greenhouse-gas emissions is a system in the shape of an international agreement in several points. The objectives of this proposal consist essentially of two parts. First, searching for alternative ways of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions that are mostly from energy-related sources, and second, a method for monitoring the conduct of each country.
The authors of this paper seek to find a solution to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions without seriously damaging the global economy, as well as creating a fair system of governing this crucial problem. It is about creating a system of rewards for efficiency for developed countries and rewards for improvement for developing countries. It is an incentive-based system that functions on a voluntary basis in view of improving on the Kyoto Protocol. As this is not a supranational organization, a more effective and efficient means of making nations respect and abide by the agreement are sought. This is to ensure that all countries will participate in this global initiative.
The proposal focuses essentially on the private sector, because in order for real reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions to take place, changes must come from industries and businesses themselves. By grouping countries in pairs through a system of bilateral cooperation, a mutual reinforcement between a developed and developing country can be established. In order to establish the agreements and follow up with the results, what is also proposed is the creation of an international summit, to be organized periodically. This will also enable amendments to be made among the nations.
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